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THE CALENDAR  • CALENDAR DIRECTORYEXHIBITIONS

May 12-18 • May 19-25May 26-31

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THURSDAY

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SATURDAY

12

 

MUSIC


Caffè Lena • Che Apalache — Evoking images from Appalachia to the Andes, their debut album, Latingrass, is a testament to a powerful cultural and musical exchange • 7 pm • info and tickets ($20/$18 or $10 for children/students) at www.caffelena.

 


THEATER

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The Two Of Us Productions presents ACTORS’ NIGHTMARE and FAVORITES FROM THE CAROL BURNETT SHOW Runs May 10-19 (Friday and Saturday, 7:30 pm and Sunday matinees at 3 pm) • 3 pm

 

FILM


Images • “Red Joan“ — a widow living out a quiet retirement in the suburbs is shockingly placed under arrest by the British Secret Service (runs through May 15) • today’s times, 3:30 & 5:30 pm • www.imagescinema.org

 

Images • “Hail Satan?“ — offers a timely look at a group of often misunderstood outsiders with an unwavering commitment to social and political justice (runs through May 16) • today’s times, 3, 5 & 7:30 pm • www.imagescinema.org

 

 


13

 

MUSIC

 

Caffè Lena • Open mic night • Sign-up is 7 pm to 7:25 pm Show at 7:30 / 2 songs or 10 minutes • info at www.caffelena.org

 

FILM


Images • “Red Joan“ — a widow living out a quiet retirement in the suburbs is shockingly placed under arrest by the British Secret Service (runs through May 15) • today’s times, 4:30, 7 & 9 pm •

www.imagescinema.org

 

Images • “Hail Satan?“ — offers a timely look at a group of often misunderstood outsiders with an unwavering commitment to social and political justice (runs through May 16) • today’s times, 5 & 7:30 pm • www.imagescinema.org

 


 

TUESDAY
14

 

MUSIC


Berkshire Music School • Music@theTaft presents award-winning Cabaret artist and BMS alum Debbie Ross-Zecher • 7:30 pm • $25 adult/$10 student 18 and under • Taft Recital Hall, 30 Wendell Avenue, Pittsfield, MA. • free • more info at 413-442-1411 or berkshiremusicschool.org

 

Caffè Lena • JAZZ at Caffe Lena with Chuck Lamb Trio and special guest Ken Gioffre • 7 pm • info and tickets ($20/$18 or $10 for children/students) at www.caffelena.org

 

FILM

 

Images • “Red Joan“ — a widow living out a quiet retirement in the suburbs is shockingly placed under arrest by the British Secret Service (runs through May 15) • today’s times, 4:30, 7 & 9 pm • www.imagescinema.org

Images • “Hail Satan?“ — offers a timely look at a group of often misunderstood outsiders with an unwavering commitment to social and political justice (runs through May 16) • today’s times, 5 & 7:30 pm • www.imagescinema.org

 

MISC.


Bennington College • lecture by Clyde Petersen, a Seattle-based artist working in film, animation, music, installation, and fabulous spectacle • 7:00 - 8:30 pm • Tishman Lecture Hall • free

 

15

 

MUSIC


Caffè Lena • monthly (3rd Wed.) Bluegrass Jam hosted by Schroon River String Band. ALL are welcome to join the circle for an evening playing and listening to classic grass and new grass • doors 6:30 pm; music at 7 • info at www.caffelena.org

 

Mahaiwe • encore Met Opera Live in HD: Poulenc’s Dialogues des Carmélites” • noon • $25 adults / $10 everyone 21 and under • www.mahaiwe.org

 

FILM

 

Images • “Red Joan“ — a widow living out a quiet retirement in the suburbs is shockingly placed under arrest by the British Secret Service (runs through May 15) • today’s times, 4:30, 7 & 9 pm • www.imagescinema.org

 

MISC.

 

Bennington College • Literature Evenings series: reading by Salvatore Scibona, the author of two novels, “The Volunteer” and “The End,” a finalist for the National Book Award and winner of the Young Lions Fiction Award • 7 pm • in Franklin House on the College’s campus • free

 

Northshire (Saratoga store) Author Kate White presents her latest thriller, “Such a Perfect Wife” at the Crandall Public Library in Glens Falls. • 6:30 pm • www.northshire.com

 


 

THURSDAY

16

 

MUSIC


Caffè Lena • monthly (3rd Wed.) Bluegrass Jam hosted by Schroon River String Band. ALL are welcome to join the circle for an evening playing and listening to classic grass and new grass • doors 6:30 pm; music at 7 • info at www.caffelena.org

 

Mahaiwe • encore Met Opera Live in HD: Poulenc’s Dialogues des Carmélites” • noon • $25 adults / $10 everyone 21 and under • www.mahaiwe.org

 

FILM

 

Images • “Red Joan“ — a widow living out a quiet retirement in the suburbs is shockingly placed under arrest by the British Secret Service (runs through May 15) • today’s times, 4:30, 7 & 9 pm • www.imagescinema.org

 

MISC.

 

Bennington College • Literature Evenings series: reading by Salvatore Scibona, the author of two novels, “The Volunteer” and “The End,” a finalist for the National Book Award and winner of the Young Lions Fiction Award • 7 pm • in Franklin House on the College’s campus • free

 

Northshire (Saratoga store) Author Kate White presents her latest thriller, “Such a Perfect Wife” at the Crandall Public Library in Glens Falls. • 6:30 pm • www.northshire.com


17

 

MUSIC


Berkshire Theatre Group • Catch the Fever: An Evening with Fabrizio and the Fever. Fabrizio and the Fever is an alternative-rock entity formed in 2013 by Berkshire native singer, award-winning songwriter and entrepreneur, Michael Fabrizio • 7 pm • The Colonial Theatre 111 South Street, Pittsfield, MA • Tickets ($15-$50) at www.berkshiretheatregroup.org or 413 -997-4444


Caffè Lena • Damn the Torpedoes: A Tribute to Tom Petty • 8 pm • info and tickets ($28/$25 or $14 for children/students) at www.caffelena.org

 

THEATER

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Dorset Players present “Oklahoma!“ (runs May 17, 18, 24 25 at 7:30 pm; May 19 & 26 at 2 pm) • 7:30 pm


The Two Of Us Productions presents ACTORS’ NIGHTMARE and FAVORITES FROM THE CAROL BURNETT SHOW Runs May 10-19 (Friday and Saturday, 7:30 pm and Sunday matinees at 3 pm) • 7:30 pm

 

 

MISC.


Bennington College • lecture by Clyde Petersen, a Seattle-based artist working in film, animation, music, installation, and fabulous spectacle • 7:00 - 8:30 pm • Tishman Lecture Hall • free



 

 

18

 

MUSIC


Berkshire Music School • Recital from the studio of Bonnie McCubbin, violin and piano. Free and open to the public • 4:00-5:30 pm • Taft Recital Hall, 30 Wendell Avenue, Pittsfield, MA. • free • more info at 413-442-1411 or berkshiremusicschool.org

 

Caffè Lena • Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio — an infectious blend of soul, jazz and rhythm & blues • 8 pm • info and tickets ($25/$22 or $12.50 for children/students) at www.caffelena.org

 

Close Encounters with Music • program The Art of the Quartet – The Escher String Quartet • 6 pm • Mahaiwe • info and tickets ($27.50 – $50.50) at www.mahaiwe.org

 

Tannery Pond Concerts • David Finckel & Wu Han play the Bach Sonata in G Major, BWV 1027, Beethoven Sonata in C Major, Mendelssohn Sonata No. 2 in D Major, Debussy Sonata, Britten Sonata • 3 pm • directions and tickets ($30/$39) at www.tannerypondconcerts.org

 

THEATER

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Dorset Players present “Oklahoma!“ (runs May 17, 18, 24 25 at 7:30 pm; May 19 & 26 at 2 pm) • 7:30 pm


The Two Of Us Productions presents ACTORS’ NIGHTMARE and FAVORITES FROM THE CAROL BURNETT SHOW Runs May 10-19 (Friday and Saturday, 7:30 pm and Sunday matinees at 3 pm) • 7:30 pm

 

MISC.

 

Bennington College • Literature Evenings series: reading by Salvatore Scibona, the author of two novels, “The Volunteer” and “The End,” a finalist for the National Book Award and winner of the Young Lions Fiction Award • 7 pm • in Franklin House on the College’s campus • free

 

Simon’s Rock •
Jamaica Kincaid, author of a dozen seminal works of fiction and nonfiction and professor of African and African American Studies in Residence at Harvard University, addresses graduates at the 50th commencement ceremony. The public is welcome to attend the ceremony • 11 am

 

Hubbard Hall • 2019 Spring Gala.Take part in the biggest fundraiser of the year
honoring WAMC’s Joe Donahue with the 2019 Making Art & Community Happen Award! Help to celebrate his life, work and spirit in our community. The event also features fabulous food, by Round House Bakery Cafe, live music provided by David Cuite’s Freight Yard Quartet and a relaxed atmosphere of community and camaraderie all happening at Hubbard Hall Mainstage • 7-10 pm •
$125 Per Person includes food & open bar; $200 Per Honorary Committee Members - Includes Private Pre-Event Cocktail Hour with the Honoree • info at 518-677-2495 or www.hubbardhall.org


Northshire (Manchester
store) • Cara Roberston
presents her book “The Trial
of Lizzie Borden,” the new
account of an essential piece
of New England mythology
based on twenty years of research and recently unearthed evidence • 6 pm • www.northshire.com


Northshire (Manchester store) • YA novelist Anne O’Brien Carelli= presents “Skylark and Wallcreeper” • 11 am • www.northshire.com

“Remember When” Brunch • If you are 80 plus years young, please come for a brunch celebrating you • today at noon. • Hebron United Presbyterian Church, 3153 County Route 30, West Hebron, NY • Kindly RSVP by May 16th to 518-854-3729